Dr. Roger Newham

Senior Lecturer, Nursing, University of Birmingham, UK

IPONS Treasurer 2020-2023

I am particularly interested in how philosophy can help clinical practice.

I have been an active member of IPONS since 2011.

Selected Publications

  • With M. Ferkany. “A comparison of approaches to virtue for nursing ethics,” Ethical Perspectives 26(3) 427-457 (2019).
  •  “Morality, Normativity and Measuring Moral Distress.” Nursing Philosophy, e12319 (2020). DOI: 10.1111/nup.12319
  • With A. Hewison, J. Graves, and A. Doyle. “Human Rights Education in Patient Care: A literature review,” Nursing Ethics (2020) DOI: 10.1177/0969733020921512


  • DMedEth 2011, Medical Ethics, University of Keele, UK
  • MA 2000, Philosophy, Birkbeck College University of London, UK